Category: Shoulder Health

Top Exercises to Improve Surfing

“Top” lists are always a small act of futility.  There is so much variability in the human body, and a countless variety of exercises,  it is grossly difficult to pull out some singular exercises and

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Optimal Pull-ups: Improve Strength & Flexibility

Paddling Strength – Upper Body Strength – Better Pull-ups   The commonly bastardized pull-up. I call them Golum pull-ups.   Shoulders hunched up in the   ears, head jutting forward in a futile attempt to get the

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Stretches for Surfers – Upper Body

Stretches for Surfers – Upper Body Joint Health & Movement Drills Movement.  That’s the key. Modern living doesn’t require it.  Convenience of technology has taken out the need to use your body.  No longer do

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How To Improve Your Paddling and Posture

Florida got some damn good surf in mid-february.  It was the first time I’ve surfed in about 2months (since getting back from Indo).  It was a solid 4-5foot swell hitting central Florida, super-fun, but did

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What I Learned from 6 Weeks in Indo

I GOT SURFED OUT!!  I actually got surfed out!  First time that has ever happened to me.  I’ve heard of this rare  occurrence before from some fellas that had driven through mexico, but hadn’t come

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Top Shoulder Stretches for Surfers

My Go-To Top Shoulder Stretches for Surfers I can’t stress this enough, especially for men (men tend to be less flexible than women), that you absolutely need to maintain proper flexibility of the upper body.

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Eliminate Stiff Shoulders

The Stiff Shoulder – The Surf “Ruiner” Shoulder Flexion.  That’s the ability to take your shoulder overhead into a vertical position.  Try it.  Does it grind, is it uncomfortable, is your arm totally vertical by

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Shoulder Radness..Surfing Shoulder Training

Surf Shoulders… Keep em’ Strong.  Clearly, if your shoulders aren’t moving well, cause you pain, or are out of optimal alignment, then your surfing is going to be a pain in the shoulder!!  (hahaha… get

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